ELMSFORD, N.Y. (Feburary 24, 2013) - 2008 Ike champion Kevin Foley started off the 2013 season just the way he hoped — by winning the Web.com Tour's opening event, the Panama Claro Championship, by one stroke. Foley started off on the right foot during the first round, carding a score of 4-under 66 to stay near the top of the leaderboard. Throughout the second and third rounds rounds at Panama Golf Club, he played consistently with rounds of 69-70 and was tied for second going into the final round on Sunday.
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 19, 2013) - Kevin Foley will begin the 2013 season in the exact opposite way he started 2012 — as a full-time member of the Web.com Tour. Foley, the former Penn State All-American and 2008 Ike champion, turned pro prior to the 2010 Met Open at Bethpage and began last season with no status on any tour. He gained access to Web.com Tour events via Monday qualifying and made the most of it, earning just over $119,000 in 16 starts last season.
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 13, 2013) - Two-time reigning MGA Player of the Year Michael Miller of Brewster, N.Y., is back in Europe nearly a year removed from his first experience playing overseas.
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 12, 2013) - The new issue of The Met Golfer has a profile story on new PGA of America CEO Pete Bevacqua, who was hired in November 2012. Bevacqua, a native of Bedford, N.Y., got his start in golf as a caddie at Bedford Golf & Tennis Club, and in this exclusive interview with Met Golfer editor Greg Midland, he discusses how growing up in the Met Area shaped his appreciation for the game and inspired him to pursue his career path.
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 7, 2013) - Longtime Rockland Country Club Superintendent Matt Ceplo was recently recognized by Golf Course Superintendent Association of America's (GCSAA) Board of Directors and named the winner of the 2013 President's Award for Environmental Stewardship.
NEW YORK, N.Y. (February 1, 2013) - On Thursday, January 31st, The First Tee Young Benefactors hosted its 3rd Annual “Thank You” Kick Off event at Drive 495, a private golf and fitness center in Soho. The event celebrated the group’s success in 2012 and served as a kick off to the 2013 season.
ELMSFORD, N.Y. (February 5, 2013) - With a list of accolades within the golfing industry that stretches the length of a par five, the PGA of America announced that St. James, N.Y., resident and PGA Master Professional Michael Hebron will be enshrined into the PGA Golf Professional Hall of Fame.